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Born in Ravenna, OH in 1982, Ben Manista has been exploring the world of art since he was a toddler. A self-trained artist, the world is Ben’s inspiration—music, fashion, nature, media —and acrylic and glass paint, with fabric to add texture, is his medium. His organic art with a contemporary flair has been featured at Akrona Galleries and Uncorked. The goal of his work is to evoke happiness and encourage your mind to wander while making you think about your own forms of